Eric Florack on December 21st, 2011

Fultonville, NY– I’m at a rest area along the New York Thruway, after having turned around 500 miles today. Not much to report, really.   Saithood?  I commend to your reading an article by Thomas Sowell. I made a point last week about Gingrich’s legislative record vs Romney’s… and Sowell does as well: While the […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2011

Geraldo Rivera wastes no time in labeling Politico’s charges against the Herminator,b/k/a Herman Cain as sexual harassment. video: Hat tip video: Jill Pundit & Pundette. Two little problems for Gerry, one the complainer never characterized her charge as sexual harassment, and two the actual facts do not substantiate Rivera’s wild charges, from Washington Examiner, via […]

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davidl on September 10th, 2011

“The White House Press Office has vomited all over my inbox.” From Callie Schweitzer, Talking Points Meme. via Twitter. Hat tips: Chris Moody, Ticket and Karen, Lonely Conservative.

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davidl on August 28th, 2011

Dumbo the failure, Peter Wehner, Commentary: Obama has been a complete and utter failure […] It’s Obama who promised to cut the deficit in half. It’s Obama who said if we passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health care cost curve would go down rather than up. It’s Obama who promised us […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2011

General Frank Savage, from Twelve O’Clock High, via IMDB: There will be a briefing for a practice mission at 1100 this morning. That’s right, practice. I’ve been sent here to take over what has come to be known as a hard luck group. Well, I don’t believe in hard luck. So we’re going to find […]

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davidl on August 5th, 2011

Dirty Harry Reid calls ‘pubs hostage takers, from John,  Verum Serum: Over at the Daily Caller, C.J. Ciaramella has a story about a testy press conference held yesterday by senior Democrats. The ostensible issue for the presser was the FAA shutdown, but during the 30 minute appearance, which included Sen. Reid, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Hoyer, […]

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davidl on June 21st, 2011

The election in black and white. Barack Obama’s inept economic policies have hit the black population hard, from Michelle Miller, CBS News: The economy and jobs will be big issues in Washington again this coming week. While unemployment among the general population is about 9.1 percent, it’s at 16.2 percent African Americans, and a bit […]

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davidl on June 12th, 2011

Very interesting, from Toby Harnden, Telegraph(UK): Whether or not she[Sarah Palin] runs for the White House – and the solid consensus among Republican leaders is that she won’t – the scramble over the Palin emails confirms her status as a pivotal figure in the race to challenge President Barack Obama next year. It comes at […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2011

Pattersonville, NY, along I-90– Took a break to deal with a few issues and drop a note on the blog. Rain and fog here today, and some serious thunderstorms threatening. I’m cooking some lunch after which, I’ll be heading to the Buffalo area. I have been asked by a few readers who my favorite is […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2011

This is a truck I caught outside Carlisle, PA. This picture doesn’t really do the truck justice, but you get the idea. The pictures above are all from one day in Southern NY around the Binghamton, NY area last week. Today that area saw temps in the low 60’s. A look at my old office, […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2011

SOTU reax, Washington Post: PRESIDENT OBAMA entered office promising to be a different kind of politician – one who would speak honestly with the American people about the hard choices they face and would help make those hard calls. Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address would have been the moment to make good on […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2011

WaPo to Arizona, take a hike, the Washington Post has her priorities and the people of Arizona are clearly note one of them, from Philip Rucker, Washington Post: TUCSON – Even as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shows signs of a near miraculous recovery, with doctors upgrading her condition from critical to serious Sunday, a little-known statutory […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2010

DREAM dies, New York Times slow on the uptake: Most immediately, the measure would have helped grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students and recent graduates whose lives are severely restricted though many have lived in the United States for nearly their entire lives. Kudos to the Times for correctly calling […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2010

Dumbo throws ‘rate underneath the bus, Barack Obama and congressional repubolicans agree to extend Bush era tax rates, from Shailagh Murray Washington Post: President Obama and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to a tentative deal that would extend for two years all the Bush-era income tax breaks set to expire on Dec. 31, continue unemployment benefits […]

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